ki4wrs scam artist

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ki4wrs scam artist

Post by WN9VMR » Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:00 pm

[anyone have any contact with ki4wrs out of north carolina?[/b]
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Post by WN9VMR » Thu Oct 25, 2007 5:45 am

bought and paid for a icom ic756pro3 from this guy and wound up with nothing ut lie after lie....no rig no money.....stay away

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Post by WV6Z » Thu Oct 25, 2007 6:14 am

It looks as if Mr. Rouse has some very expensive taste in rigs to have not even been licensed as a Tech for 3 months yet.
very 73 de Tom ~ WV6Z

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Post by WN9VMR » Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:30 pm

this guy has a tower company in nc.....also a repeater i figured(my mistake)that he was on the up and up....lets hope the fbi white collar crime division does its job.hihi

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Won't be too difficult to find him...

Post by K4ICL » Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:40 pm

Repeater Detailed Report 10/25/2007 5:37:06 AM
Call Sign KI4WRS

KI4WRS. 203 E. 6. th. Street. Washington NC 27889. PHONE 252 661-5971.

Location WASHINGTON, North Carolina
Frequency 144.530+
Input 145.130
PL Tone Open
Auto Patch NO
Web Site
Grid Square FM15
Zip Code 27889
Latitude °"'
Longitude °"'
Comments THIS REPEATER IS UNDER CONST. AND WILL BE ON A 250FT TOWER OUTSIDE OF WASHINGTON (WILL GO OPT IN LATE JULY)
Last Update 7/23/2007 9:43:50 AM
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Post by WN9VMR » Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:50 pm

yes i have seen this page.i talked to a gentleman that is president of a club this daniel belongs to and he told me the repeater was up and running....

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Post by WN9VMR » Thu Oct 25, 2007 8:00 pm

this keeps getting better and better now he provided a tracking number with 26 digits for ups and asked if i received the rig....told me it showed delivered...wish i knew where i would go get it....

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Post by AE4SH » Thu Oct 25, 2007 8:35 pm

go to www.ups.com and check the number.
if it shows deliverd call or go to the ups hub and ask who signed for the package and where it was left.
a friend of mine orderd some items and he never got it when it showed delivered.
he went to the ups hub and they told him where it was delivered and who signed for it.
we went there and he had 2 packages there.
go figure.
it worked for him, so it's worth a try.

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Post by WN9VMR » Thu Oct 25, 2007 8:36 pm

he gave me a bogus tracking number for the second time.this one had 26 characters in it.ups uses 18

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Post by WN9VMR » Fri Oct 26, 2007 2:32 am

WELL AFTER FILING A INTERNET FRAUD COMPLAINT WITH THE FBI I GOT MY MONEY BACK......

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Post by VA3EE/ VE3GNX » Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:45 pm

Question for you. Even when you get your money back can they still go ahead with the fraud charges? Would be nice if they could.

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Post by WN9VMR » Fri Oct 26, 2007 6:18 pm

WELL THAT IS UP TO THE FBI INTERNET FRAUD DIVISION....ONLY TIME WILL TELL.I DID EMAIL THEM TO STATE I GOT MY MONEY BACK...THIS GUY SENT ME TWO BOGUS TRACKING NUMBER FROM UPS.THE LAST BEING OF 26 DIGITS.UPS USES ONLY 18....THEN AFTER HE REFUNDED MY MONEY HE SENT ME AN EMAIL THAT SAID WHEN YOU RECEIVE THE RADIO SEND IT BACK OR PAY ME AGAIN...HIHI LIKE IT WILL SHOW....

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Post by iam4thapack » Fri Oct 26, 2007 6:26 pm

WB9VMR wrote:WELL THAT IS UP TO THE FBI INTERNET FRAUD DIVISION....ONLY TIME WILL TELL.I DID EMAIL THEM TO STATE I GOT MY MONEY BACK...THIS GUY SENT ME TWO BOGUS TRACKING NUMBER FROM UPS.THE LAST BEING OF 26 DIGITS.UPS USES ONLY 18....THEN AFTER HE REFUNDED MY MONEY HE SENT ME AN EMAIL THAT SAID WHEN YOU RECEIVE THE RADIO SEND IT BACK OR PAY ME AGAIN...HIHI LIKE IT WILL SHOW....
Dear sir can you send me your contact information asap A large group of us have been scammed by this same individual for Rohn tower totaling well over $3000. Please send me your phone # please we are trying to get our money back thru paypal to no avail..

Shane KI4M
828-460-4650

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Post by WN9VMR » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:06 pm

WELL JUST AN UPDATE I GUESS HIS REFUND IS AS GOOD AS THE RIG HE SOLD ME......SEEMS HE HAS REFUNDED LOTS OF MONEY THROUGH PAYPAL THAT DOESNT EXIST.....

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Post by iam4thapack » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:08 pm

If anyone else has had any dealings with Daniel Rouse KI4RWS or D & B Electronics of Washington NC email me direct or call me at the # listed. We have an ever growing list of people scammed....

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Post by iam4thapack » Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:07 pm

iam4thapack wrote:If anyone else has had any dealings with Daniel Rouse KI4RWS or D & B Electronics of Washington NC email me direct or call me at the # listed. We have an ever growing list of people scammed....
That should have been KI4WRS sorry...

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Post by WN9VMR » Sat Oct 27, 2007 4:32 am

ok everyone here is another email to send complaints to about ki4wrs

lt. Cliff Hale of the Washington North Carolina police department
his email addy is chales@washingtonnc.gov

hope this helps out

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Post by WN9VMR » Sat Oct 27, 2007 4:47 am

some more info on Daniel s.Rouse

File Number 0003086868 Radio Service HA - Amateur
Call Sign KI4WRS Application Status D - Dismissed
General Information
Application Purpose MD - Modification
Authorization Type Regular
Receipt Date 06/26/2007 Action Date 07/14/2007
Entered Date 06/26/2007 Requested Expiration Date
Waiver No Application Fee Exempt No
Attachments No Regulatory Fee Exempt No



Applicant Information
FRN 0016079022 Type Individual
Name Rouse, Daniel S
7080 US Hwy 17 N
Vanceboro, NC 28586

If the licensee name is being updated, is the update a result from the sale (or transfer of control) of the license(s) to another party and for which proper Commission approval has not been received or proper notification not provided? Yes

i will keep digging 73

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Post by WN9VMR » Sun Oct 28, 2007 3:16 pm

SEEMS AS IF THE GROUP HAS GROWN TO 5 PEOPLE THAT KI4WRS HAS SCAMMED...IN THE TUNE OF AT LEAST $5000 WILL KEEP EVERYONE POSTED
member or the ham community for 30 plus years....
cw is not dead!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by k5qe » Sun Oct 28, 2007 5:20 pm

I found an eBay auction(#120164783689) for 90ft of Rohn 45 tower. I bought the tower and sent a PayPal payment of $525 to Daniel S. Rouse, dba D & B Electronics, d_belectronics@yahoo.com. I talked to him on the phone several times trying to arrange the delivery to Deep Run, NC. We were already going to Deep Run to pick up some tower from another ham over there. He promised to deliver the tower at 8AM Saturday the 13th of October. Of course, he did not show up. We later found that he had promised to deliver tower to Shane the same day.

During our talks, he said that he had found an old man that had 140ft of Rohn 55 tower--the old man just wanted it taken down and was asking $350 for the tower itself. Daniel claimed that he had a crew of Mexican workers who could take it down for $500, so he charged me $850 for the tower and I paid via PayPal. I have filed a "dispute" on this transaction and escalated it to a "Claim" with PayPal.

After we returned to TX, we contacted him via email(he won't answer his phone anymore) and he gave us a "cock and bull" story about his hired hand, Kevin, who had the tower loaded on his Kenworth and was broken down in LA. He would NOT tell us where in LA....we offered to go over into LA and pick up the tower, but of course he never would tell us where. I am fairly sure now that he does not have any of this tower. This is almost the same amount of tower he "sold" to Shane. I think he has "sold" the same non-existent tower to two different guys. Actually, we now have 5 guys that he has scammed using eBay.

Due to the complaints, eBay has removed eBay ID communcationelectronics from eBay(NOTE the missing i in communication). However, he may pop up later with another ID.

DO NOT DO ANY BUSINESS WITH DANIEL S. ROUSE, dba D & B Electronics

If you have been scammed by this crook, please contact me via email. Thank you. Marshall K5QE

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Post by WN9VMR » Mon Oct 29, 2007 12:36 am

I JUST WANTED TO CLARIFY AN EARLIER POST.WHEN I FIGURED OUT KI4WRS SCAMMED ME AND I GOT AN EMAIL FROM PAYPAL STATING A REFUND WAS PENDING EUPHORIA GOT ME AND I POSTED I GOT A REFUND WHERE ALL I GOT IS A PENDING REFUND THAT NEVER CLEARED.....TNX KEVIN
member or the ham community for 30 plus years....
cw is not dead!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by iam4thapack » Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:47 am

Here is my part of this story:

I like several others have been scammed by a Daniel S Rouse. He supposedly lives at 203 E. 6th St., Washington, NC 28586. He has a previous address outside your listed as 7080 US Hwy 17 N Vanceboro, NC 28586 . My part of the story follows.

I contacted Daniel Rouse dba D & B Electronics on September 27. 2007 inquiring if he had any additional radio tower for sale like those he had recently sold/listed on ebay. He responded he did and gave me his phone # to call. He then called me later on Friday September 28, 2007 about the tower. He informed me of the particulars of his company etc and we spoke for around 20 minutes on the phone. The phone # used for this was 252-661-5971. He informed me that he had 100 feet of Rohn 55g complete with guy wires, 10 tower sections, turnbuckles, guy stabilizer brackets, and all associated hardware. He said he had an addtional 70 feet of Rohn 45g tower complete as above with the addition of ground anchors. The price was $700 for the 55g and $500 for the 45g delivered to me here by him at no extra cost. He said he had a job up this way and would deliver it to me. I asked him to snap me some photos and to tentatively mark the towers sold pending my inspection of the photos. He said photo(s) would be sent on Saturday. The photos sent were supposedly the tower that I was purchasing. I told him to invoice me for the amount. He sent me an email address in the next email to send payment too. It turned out that the email address was incorrect and I had wired the wrong person the money. I immediately contacted paypal about it and through the resolution process recovered all but $38 of it on October 11, 2007. He sent me a request via paypal on October 1, 2007 for $1200 from the email address d_belectronics@yahoo.com. This was immediately paid via paypal.

In our email conversations he informed me he would be coming up around 4 PM Saturday October 13,2007. Needless to say he never showed up. I sent him an email and he replied on Sunday October 14, 2007 stating he was having truck problems in Greensboro NC and was awaiting parts. He then contacted me again on Tuesday October 16, 2007 stating they were on the road again and would see me shortly. This message was sent at 10:37 AM ET. Needless to say he never showed up that afternoon. I received an email later that afternoon at 5:58 from someone claiming to be his wife by the name of Bettie. In the email it stated the trailer did not have lights on it and they were not comfortable driving in without them. They inquired if I wanted them to deliver to my workplace or to my house. I responded a few hours later and never heard anything back. On Thursday October 18, 2007 I receive and email from the email address kevin@dandbelectronicsonline.com with the name DANIEL ROUSE as the sender. The message states that Daniel and his wife were in a car accident and the tower was back at the shop. The man sending the email was named Kevin Merritt. He said he would be bringing the tower up soon.

I have also filed a dispute and escalated it to a claim with paypal. I have been in contact with the local police chief in my town who advised me to do paypal route. He spoke with an internet detective and offered that advice. He did also say if we do not get the results we want to file criminal charges against him as it is a "clear case of fraud" (police chief quoted). The paypal account shows that he has refunded my money but it has been pending for almost a week now which indicates to me his account does not have the funds to refund my amount in full.

This guy is a clown and really a disgrace to the ham community. I urge anyone who may have a potential claim against this guy to contact us directly as the list keeps getting longer.

Kevin Merritt or Daniel Rouse or just whoever you are I hope you know that maybe for some unforeseen reason you may get by with this here on planet earth but I promise you sir that unless you repent for your sins you will have to answer someday to a higher power. We all sent our money to you in good faith and you have violated the ham communities trust. Jesus always knows what is in you mind and in your heart. You sir will have to answer for this to him and for that sir I am truly sorry for you. My prayers are with you and your family as I have heard your father is in declining health. Sure is a shame that instead of spending time with your father that you are out scamming good people of hard earned money. God bless you sir and I will see you in court someday soon..

Shane KI4M

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Post by WN9VMR » Mon Oct 29, 2007 9:00 pm

IF ANYONE KNOWS THE WEREABOUTS OF DANIEL S ROUSE AKA KI4WRS PLEASE CONTACT US....HE IS INTO 5 OF US FOR OVER $5000....TNX DE WB9VMR
member or the ham community for 30 plus years....
cw is not dead!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by WN9VMR » Wed Oct 31, 2007 2:16 am

THE WASHINGTON NC POLICE NOW HAVE THIS WONDERFUL MAN IN THEIR SIGHTS....LETS HOPE HE GOES AWAY FOR AWHILE FOR RIPPING US OFF FOR OVER $5K
member or the ham community for 30 plus years....
cw is not dead!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by iam4thapack » Thu Nov 01, 2007 2:47 pm

I just added another person to this ever growing list. Please contact us if you have had any business dealings good or bad with KI4WRS... Total is up to almost $6K now...

Shane KI4M

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